Driver killed by flying debris on Pennsylvania Turnpike identified

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Driver killed by flying debris on Pennsylvania Turnpike identified. Watch this report from Action News at 5pm on December 8, 2017. (WPVI)

Police have identified the driver who was struck and killed by flying debris on Friday morning on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Gregory Leiber, 57, died after the incident around 9:15 a.m.

According to investigators, the Langhorne, Pa. man was driving on I-276 eastbound just past the Norristown exit in Whitemarsh Township.

State police say a truck driving in the westbound lanes struck debris on the roadway, sending it over the concrete barrier.

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Watch video from Chopper 6 over a fatal crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on December 8, 2017.

That debris hit Leiber in the head, killing him.

Video from Chopper 6 showed a black vehicle stopped at the scene with a hole in the windshield.

Police say they are trying to find the truck that hit the debris as the investigation continues.

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